The Minnesota police officer who murdered Philando Castile in front of his girlfriend and child, was acquitted this week. That makes yet another officer who doesn’t have to answer for unjustly ending somebody’s life in a list so long we’ve lost count. The black community, though outraged, is unsurprised for the most part, while still mourning the loss of a man who didn’t deserve to die just because a guy with a gun was afraid of him.
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But while we protest, and speak out, the radio silence from white folks and the NRA is the loudest thing one could possibly here. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”
June 22: This Day in Black Music History
1. Katherine Dunham1 of 11
2. Ella Johnson2 of 11
3. Verne Allison of The Dells3 of 11
4. Cal Green4 of 11
5. Jackie Wilson5 of 11
6. The Four Pennies6 of 11
7. Sly & the Family Stone7 of 11
8. The Impressions8 of 11
9. Freddie Jackson9 of 11
10. Ambrose Campbell10 of 11
11. Betty Allen11 of 11
Rickey Smiley: Where’s All The White Outrage About Philando Castile? [EXCLUSIVE] was originally published on rickeysmileymorningshow.com